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HOTARUTEI

Fine Dining Near the Snow Monkey Park

Key features

  • Nearby Snow Monkey Park
  • Traditional Japanese Restaurant
  • Fine Dining
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Parking for Large Buses
  • Private Rooms
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Wi-Fi
  • International Credit Card Accepted

Public Transport

Snow Monkey Park Bus Stop2 min on foot
Yudanaka Station15 min by bus
Nagano Station50 min by bus

Surrounding Attractions

Snow monkey Park30 min on foot
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort20 min by bus
Shibu Onsen Town20 min on foot

HOTARUTEI

Fine Dining Near the Snow Monkey Park

Key features

  • Nearby Snow Monkey Park
  • Traditional Japanese Restaurant
  • Fine Dining
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Parking for Large Buses
  • Private Rooms
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Wi-Fi
  • International Credit Card Accepted
A genuine fine-dining experience awaits. Housed in a 170-year old traditional farmhouse, Hotarutei is the closest fine dining restaurant to the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and one of the most exceptional restaurants in the region. Serving an enticing menu of traditional Japanese cuisine, Hotarutei has quickly established itself as a favorite destination for both international visitors and local residents.
Treat yourself to a multi-course meal including warming ‘nabe’ hotpot, tempura, wagyu beef, sushi, sashimi sets, and more. Sourcing seafood directly from the nearby coastal markets of Niigata and locally-sourced vegetables and meat from the surrounding farms of Nagano, Hotarutei prides itself of delivering a superb culinary experience. Converted in 2018 for use as a restaurant, Hotarutei offers mixed dining spaces including private and large multi-table rooms. The restaurant’s adjacent parking area can be reserved for tour coaches and private buses, making Hotarutei a preferred destination for tour operators.

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Recommended Highlights from Snow Monkey Resorts

Traditional 'Kaiseki' Meal Service

Traditional 'Kaiseki' Meal Service

Both lunch and dinner are multi-course meals including warming ‘nabe’ hotpot, tempura, wagyu beef, sushi, sashimi sets, and more.

Dedication to Ingredients

Dedication to Ingredients

Shinshu is blessed with pristine water and abundant nature, granting it a wide variety of culinary possibilities. Enjoy fresh fish, meat, fruits, and vegetables from local sources.

Spacious Dining Area & Private Rooms

Spacious Dining Area & Private Rooms

Hotaru-tei offers mixed spaces including a large dining area – well-suited to tour groups – along with private rooms.

Reservations Required

Reservations Required

Please reserve at least 3 days prior to the date of your visit. Bookings can be made by phone or through Hotarutei's reservation page.

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Facility and Location

Hotarutei Villas

Neighboring the restaurant, be blown away by the luxury, comfort, and convenience these villas provide. The private open-air bath is one of the many highlights of this modern, Western-style accommodation.

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Snow Monkey Park

Just 35 minutes away on foot, Snow Monkey Park has become an international destination - the only place in the world where monkeys bathe in hot springs.

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Shiga Kogen

The largest ski resort in Japan, Shiga Kogen, is only a 20-minute bus ride away. Treat yourself to a dining experience after a full day on the slopes.

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Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen

The historic towns of Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen, easily accessible by bus, are home to numerous hot spring guesthouses and public baths. Japanese people have been coming to relax in these waters for centuries, which are known to have specific healing benefits.

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Access

Public Transport

Snow Monkey Park Bus Stop2 min on foot
Yudanaka Station15 min by bus
Nagano Station50 min by bus

Surrounding Attractions

Snow monkey Park30 min on foot
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort20 min by bus
Shibu Onsen Town20 min on foot

Official Site

Hotarutei Villas